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BEST Macaroni Salad

Thank you to Lindsay for sponsoring this post and to my readers for supporting the brands that help make The Daring Gourmet possible! I know I don’t have to tell you this one simple truth, that… Continue reading → The post BEST ...

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Posted on: Aug 25, 2016 |  Original Post

Burmese Yellow Split Pea Fritters (Baya Kyaw)

If yellow split peas aren’t something you use very often, get ready for a fabulous way to put them to use! Crispy, spicy and flavorful, these Burmese yellow split pea fritters can be served as… Continue reading → The post Burmese ...

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Posted on: Jul 20, 2016 |  Original Post

Lemon Quinoa & Bean Salad

Quinoa is a fascinating food and it has long been lauded for its unique nutritional benefits.  For example, you may have heard that it’s a complete protein.  What that means is that it contains all… Continue reading → The post ...

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Posted on: Jul 13, 2016 |  Original Post

Southern Black-eyed Pea Salad (or Salsa)

The South has a tradition that goes back to the Civil War and says black-eyed peas bring good luck.  Specifically, they bring good luck if they’re eaten on New Year’s Day.  Now I realize I’m… Continue reading → The ...

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Posted on: Jun 08, 2016 |  Original Post

Ultimate Skillet Corn Pudding

Who doesn’t enjoy a good corn pudding?  As American as apple pie, corn pudding goes back many generations as good homespun comfort food. I’m a little picky when it comes to corn pudding, especially where… Continue reading ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2016 |  Original Post

Creamy Hashbrown Casserole Recipe

My grandmother makes the best hashbrown casserole and I’ve tried to make it like hers, but it never seemed to taste quite the same.  Then one day when while we were talking she surprised me when she said she uses margarine in her ...

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Posted on: Sep 10, 2015 |  Original Post

Peter Piper’s Pickled Peppers

  Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, Where’s the peck of pickled peppers that Peter Piper picked?…Continue reading →The ...

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Posted on: Sep 05, 2015 |  Original Post

Cream of Zucchini Soup with Gorgonzola

Picture this scenario:  You’re making a cream of vegetable soup, in this case zucchini, and you grab the half-and-half out of the fridge and start pouring it into the pot.  Over a cup’s worth later…Continue reading →The ...

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Posted on: Aug 22, 2015 |  Original Post

Homemade Pickled Beets

I’ve always  been a fan of pickled beets.   I’m not sure how or when this love affair started, but even as a little girl I remember eagerly diving into these, whether at the dinner table or…Continue reading →The post ...

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Posted on: Aug 20, 2015 |  Original Post

Italian Zucchini Fritters

This is just one of several ways I’ve been trying to use up our plentiful harvest of zucchini.  And by plentiful I mean the first crop was 20 pounds!! Second crop was 14 pounds and…Continue reading →The post Italian Zucchini ...

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Posted on: Jul 28, 2015 |  Original Post

German Tomato Salad (Tomatensalat)

This is a fresh and vibrantly flavorful Summer tomato salad that is typical of the ones I know and love from Germany.  Simple, quick and as easy as 1, 2, 3, all you have to… Continue reading → The post German Tomato Salad (Tomatensalat) ...

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Posted on: Jun 23, 2015 |  Original Post

Goat Cheese, Spinach and Bacon Wontons

If you don’t like goat cheese, no problem – use cream cheese instead.  Either way, these crispy bundles of goodness are simply irresistible! They are dangerous though, I have to warn you.  These are one… Continue reading ...

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Posted on: Apr 27, 2015 |  Original Post

Havarti Dill Corn Cakes

Sponsored Partner Post - Get creative with any of Castello’s uniquely crafted cheeses. Click here for a $1 off coupon to create your own gourmet masterpiece. If you enjoy traditional cornbread or corn cakes these… Continue reading ...

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Posted on: Mar 03, 2015 |  Original Post

Roasted Tomato Risotto

Risotto is a culinary art of its own.  In fact, you can find cookbooks dedicated exclusively to risotto recipes.  Risotto uses a special rice, most commonly arborio, and it cooks up into a deliciously creamy… Continue reading → The ...

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Posted on: Jan 31, 2015 |  Original Post

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Reduction

If you’re a Brussels sprouts lover, then this recipe is a must-try.  A simple, elegant, delicious side dish. If you’re a Brussels sprouts hater…sorry, it’s a hopeless cause and there’s no converting you.  Why? ...

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Posted on: Nov 26, 2014 |  Original Post

Perfectly Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes

One of the cardinal rules of good potato au gratin is it cannot be dry.  The cheesy cream sauce needs to ooze out.  Not “run” out all over the plate in a big wet mess, but… Continue reading → The post Perfectly Creamy Au ...

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Posted on: Nov 20, 2014 |  Original Post

Gourmet Marinated Olives (+ Win $500 and other prizes!)

A special thanks to Lindsay Olives for sponsoring this post! These homemade marinated olives are a real show-stopper.  Plump, juicy, and packed full of flavor, they’re perfect for entertaining, snacking,  including at the dinner table ...

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Posted on: Nov 17, 2014 |  Original Post

Easy Green Bean Casserole From Scratch

Thank you Del Monte and POPSUGAR Select for sponsoring this post! I don’t know when or how or by whom the classic green bean casserole was invented, but whoever did should have a holiday named… Continue reading → The post Easy ...

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Posted on: Nov 10, 2014 |  Original Post

Baked Endives with Ham & Bechamel

If you’ve never had endives before, let this be your first experience.  And if you have had them before, be prepared to fall head over heels.Continue reading: Baked Endives with Ham & Bechamel You May… Continue reading → The ...

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Posted on: Oct 08, 2014 |  Original Post

Darn Good Cornbread

A tender and moist crumb with lots of flavor.  Make it.Continue reading: Darn Good Cornbread You May Also Like:2 October, 2013 Quinoa Cornbread26 April, 2013 New Orleans Grillades and Grits2 May, 2013 Mexican Grillades and… Continue reading ...

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Posted on: Sep 21, 2014 |  Original Post

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